Jack Barrow

I write fiction and non-fiction sourced from pop philosophy, science and magick. My blog includes extracts from my upcoming books and previous works, plus occasional book reviews and sporadic outbursts on matters political, comical or just the downright infuriating. I’m preparing to publish a travelogue about a six-week tour of the 39 Historic Counties of England while trying to unravel life’s big questions.

Shock! The Black Dog of Bungay – book review

Shock! The Black Dog of Bungay by Dr David Waldron and Christopher Reeve I read this book as research for a project I'm working on. I could tell you...

R2D2 doesn’t like to go out in the rain

R2D2 is looking forward to going to see The Force Awakens next week. Now he's got the idea he's thinking he'd like to get out a bit more but he's...

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Back in 2004 I remember seeing Susanna Clarke on TV promoting her book Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, a book about two magicians in England at...

Templates for Blogs

I'm thinking about dumping this blog template. I can't find a way to put an opaque background on the side bar so it's difficult to read the bio and...